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Tala Monastery Cat Park

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Address: Agios Neofytos Monastery in Tala, Tala, Cyprus
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+357 99 253430
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Tala monastery cat park

Visited in December after 2 years.Remarkable changes,all due to Dawns lncredible dedication,plus the volunteers.Over 700 cats now so if you call take a big bag of food or cat... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 January 2017
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Visited in December after 2 years.Remarkable changes,all due to Dawns lncredible dedication,plus the volunteers.Over 700 cats now so if you call take a big bag of food or cat litter.Many thanks to Lucy for helping us rescue a cat near the beach(unfortunately too far gone with cat flu to survive) Please if you visit Paphos please call and help (... More 

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HAWORTH, YORKSHIRE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is the third time we have stopped off at St Neophytus (tala) cat park and each year it seems bigger and better. Amongst so much meanness and nastiness in the world, this is a place of kindness and compassion shown by the founder and volunteers towards abandoned and stray cats, of whom there are many. The cats are well... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We have been here before but it was closed today as we arrived late. However, what a great place and the care these cats get is outstanding and humbling. We will return as like to give some monies when here. The cats greet you the minute the car arrived and as you can see , they are not afraid and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We visited in July 2016 when our friends Mark and Vicky who live in Cyprus took us here. Dawn and the other volunteers do a fabulous job of taking care of the many stray cats brought to them for looking after. They are in need of every penny they can get so please if you visit Cyprus go and see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I had the pleasure of visiti the Tala Monastery Cats on two occasions whilst visiting Cyprus. Dawn the lady who set this place up and has a team of exceptional volunteers, to look after abandoned and stray cats, who works every single day of the week without any funding from Cyprus government, all done via donations, is now looking after... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I'm a huge cat lover (have 5 cats, 2 of whom were rescued from Cyprus). I was worried that I'd be upset at the sheer volume of cats, but left feeling good. These wonderful volunteers know every cat by name.. (think they now care for in excess of 700 cats and kittens). There are plenty of hiding places, stimulation, good... More 

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Windsor, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

My partner and i are BIG into cats, we have 3 of our own so this place was a must. We were a little worried that it would be run down, with lots of injured cats but we were wrong! The staff do a AWESOME job of keeping the place going, and i envy what they do in their spare... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Not a typical tourist attraction, but well worth a visit if you are a cat lover. We dropped by and were welcomed by the volunteers who do a great job looking after 100's of unwanted cats. Some cats are friendly and like the attention others like to keep themselves to themselves.

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Lochgilphead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Hundreds of cats getting well looked after. Great to see them, all personalities, many very vocal. One was in our hire jeep! Please give generously

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

It's not much to see, but it's exactly what you would expect. A protective place for hundreds of suffering cats. The owners are hard workers, and without them there would be so many more stray cats roaming the streets. I think what they do is excellent for the community as, although it's not much for tourists, it gives cats the... More 

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